Author Archives: Angie Mason

About Angie Mason

I'm the education reporter at the York Daily Record. Follow me on Twitter: @angiemason1

How do you quiet your noisy classroom?

Teachers have tricks for quieting noisy classrooms. What are yours?

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Read more about charter meeting, rally in York City

Read more about a rally and meeting regarding the possibility of charter operators being brought in to run York City School District buildings.

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Former city administrator returns as William Penn assistant principal

A former York City School District administrator has returned as a high school acting assistant principal.

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York City schedules meetings with charter operators

The York City School District has three public meetings scheduled with charter operators interested in taking over district schools starting next year, an option being considered by the school board.

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ALS ice bucket challenge hits York County schools

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Corbett wants review of state standards; Rep. Grove expresses frustration

Gov. Tom Corbett announced Monday that he wants continued review of the state’s academic standards in order to “ensure that any final influence of the national Common Core State Standards is eradicated from Pennsylvania.” A news release from the state … Continue reading

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Did a charter operator submit an Allentown proposal in York?

I’m sorting through all of the questions that community members asked of the seven charter operators that expressed an interest in taking over one or more York City schools one day. And it looks like someone was wondering the same … Continue reading

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‘Baby Got Class’ video celebrates start of school

The Holderness family returns to the Internet with a back-to-school video

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Welcome back for 2014-15

Well, summer’s pretty much over. School buses began rolling this week, and students are heading back to their classrooms around York County. (A few districts don’t have to return until next week.) As your kids head back to school, be … Continue reading

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What’s your back-to-school spending look like?

The National Retail Federation has released its back-to-school survey and – suprise! – people are expected to spend more this year on supplies, clothing and electronics. Here’s a quick look at some of the results: Average family with K-12 kids … Continue reading

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